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Jen Gonzales, director of RU Student Life, said she sees awareness as a crucial first step for increasing student engagement. (Photo by Angela McLean)

Campus events failed to involve almost half of surveyed first-years in 2016

Almost one-half of first-year students who were surveyed in 2016 said they were uninvolved in campus social activities, according to a survey published by Ryerson’s Board of Governors in June.

The poll, which surveyed 205 students, found 45 per cent of them said their actual experiences of getting involved in campus activities fell short of their expectations, with about 13 per cent saying they were engaged “much less than expected.”

by Kayla Douglas· · News, On Campus
The RSU operates out of the Student Campus Centre (Ryersonian file photo)

RSU budget documents reveal massive deficits in last two years

The RSU has published its line-by-line budget for this and the last two years after years of financial secrecy.

by Ryersonian Staff· · On Campus, Politics
(Dasha Zolota)

When Frosh Week Ends: balancing school, social activities and mental health

A few steps from the entrance of his residence building, Ryan Gaynor sits surrounded by a group of friends. Three weeks ago, the first-year media production student and his parents made the two-and-a-half-hour drive from Walkerton, Ont., to move his belongings into a single dorm room on campus. The days that followed were a blur of new faces, dorm parties […]

by Halla Imam· · Arts & Life, Features, Health, Top stories
(Fatima Kazmi/Ryersonian staff)

Editorial: Universities still not doing enough to address rape culture

mfort on our mattress, but for Emma Sulkowicz it is a terrible reminder of her rape. The 21-year-old Columbia University student is carrying a mattress around campus until her alleged attacker, a fellow student at Columbia, is expelled from the school. Sulkowicz was raped in her dorm room on the first day of her second year. She did not report […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Editorial, Opinion, Top stories
Top 5 Gems of Ryerson University

Top 5 Gems of Ryerson University

If you’re still taking your first steps along Ryerson’s Gould Street, we’ve whipped up a little guide to make our large campus less overwhelming. There are a few gems — some hidden, some in plain sight — that every student needs to know in order to survive the school year. You can thank us later. Best place on campus for a […]

by Gina Wicentowich· · Arts & Life, Top stories
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